• SAAMI Copper Crusher Part 2

SAAMI Copper Crusher Part 2

SAAMI Copper Crusher Part 2

The second part of the story of the SAAMI’s (Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute) rimfire firing-pin indent copper crusher and their partnership with Cox Manufacturing was published in Industrial Heating.


Firing-pin indent copper crushers
for 22-caliber rimfire ammunition

The story of SAAMI’s rimfire firing-pin indent copper crusher describes the reinvention of one of the most important tools in the ammunition and firearms industry. This article picks up from February the purpose and operation of the rimfire firing-pin indent copper crusher and how an unusual chain of events almost led to the disappearance of this simple but important technology.

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